James Andrew Ross
|Also Known As:||"Andrew"|
|Birthplace:||Gibson, Tennnessee, USA|
|Death:||Died in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, USA|
|Place of Burial:||Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA|
Son of Thomas Ross and Rachel Ross
|Managed by:||Richard Frank Henry|
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About James Andrew Ross
Departure: about 8 June 1850 Arrival: 12 September 1850
Company Information: 100 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).
Birth: Sep. 20, 1836 Gibson County Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1917 Joseph Sevier County Utah, USA
Father: Thomas ROSS Mother: Rachel SMITH
His parents joined the L.D.S. church in 1842; in 1850, when he was almost 14, they came to Utah.
wife: Melinda Ann CUMMINGS [m: 6 Mar 1857]- - -(div: before July 1864) James and Melinda Ann Cummings divorced (she married Jacob BAUM on 24 July 1864).
wife: Sarah Ann SMITH [m: 1858]- - -(died: 1 Jan 1879)
wife: Catherine Elnora ANDERSON [m: 1879]
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - James 'Andrew' married Catherine Elnora 'Nora' Anderson on 25 May 1879. They lived in Joseph, Utah and ran a grocery store.
In 1894 they began raising Nora's niece, Thirza 'Lavina' (b. 1891)(Oscar's daughter).
Lavina was two and a half years old. Oscar's wife, Thirza, had died, leaving 7 children, Lavina being the youngest.
Andrews death certificate states he was divorced; Nora lived until 1926.
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- Melinda Ann Cummings Baum (1841 - 1910)
- Catherine Elnora Anderson Hoopes (1856 - 1926)
- Sarah Ann Smith Ross (1838 - 1879)*
Inscription: JAMES A. ROSS Born Sept. 20, 1866 Died Sept. 26, 1917 His wife SARAH ANN SMITH Born Feb 19 1838 Died Jan 1879 ?? in Gibson ?? Tenn.
Burial: Kanosh Cemetery Kanosh Millard County Utah, USA Plot: B-63a